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Invited Speakers and Contributed Talks

A detailed timetable is coming soon, but the invited and contributed talks have been selected by the SOC, and can be found below:

Invited speakers in alphabetical order:

Emma Beasor, Danielle Berg, Paul Crowther, Alex de Koter, Selma de Mink, Miriam Garcia, Ana Gomez de Castro, John Hillier, Raphael Hirschi, Roberta Humphreys, Ralf Klessen, Norbert Langer, Joe Lyman, Andrea Mehner, Kathryn Neugent, Kazuyuki Omukai, Stanley Owocki, John Regan, Michel Rieutord, Tomer Shenar, Stephen Smartt, Nathan Smith, Elizabeth Stanway, Allison Strom, Tyrone Woods, Sung-Chul Yoon.

Contributed talks selected by the SOC

  • Gareth Banyard : The multiplicity of the B stars on NGC 6231
  • Joachim Bestenlehner : Next generation spectroscopic analysis for large sample of massive stars
  • Alceste Bonanos : Introducing the ASSESS project: Episodic Mass Loss in Evolved Massive Stars – Key to Understanding the Explosive Early Universe
  • Emma Bordier : Constraining the behaviour of the youngest massive stars through interferometry
  • Floor Broekgaarden : (How) Can We Really Learn about Massive Stars from Gravitational Wave Observations?
  • Siemen Burssens : Asteroseismology of the high-mass pulsator HD192575: an important anchor of angular momentum transport in massive star evolution.
  • Emily Cannon : The Dimming of Betelgeuse: VLTI/MATISSE observations, another piece of the puzzle.
  • Matteo Cantiello : Turbulent Phenomena at the Surface of Massive Stars
  • Jeff Cooke : A new observational method to directly measure the timescales for high redshift massive star cloud collapse, formation, and lifetimes
  • Ben Davies : Explosion Imminent: what Red Supergiants look like just before they explode
  • Trevor Dorn-Wallenstein : Pulsations in Evolved Supergiants: Missing RSGs and Asteroseismology
  • Maria Drout : Identification of a Population of Stripped Helium Stars in the Magellanic Clouds
  • Jared Goldberg : Convective Properties of 3D Red Supergiant Envelopes and the Imprint on Supernova Shock Breakout
  • Gemma González-Torà : MUSE crowded field 3D spectroscopy in NGC 300 II. Quantitative spectroscopy of BA-type supergiants
  • Goetz Graefener : Physics and evolution of the most massive stars
  • Maude Gull : A Panchromatic Study of Massive Stars in Extremely Metal-Poor Local Group Dwarf Galaxy LeoA
  • Wolf-Rainer Hamann : Spectroscopic analyses of massive stars at different metallicities
  • Sara (Sally) Heap : How Massive Stars Drive the Evolution of Primitive Galaxies
  • Anna Ho : Finding Relativistic Stellar Explosions as Fast Optical Transients
  • Gonzalo Holgado : The spin rate properties of Galactic massive O-type stars
  • Griffin Hosseinzadeh : Mass Loss from the Red Supergiant Progenitor of SN 2021yja
  • Wynn Jacobson-Galán : Watching a Star Explode with the Young Supernova Experiment
  • N Dylan Kee : Analytic, Turbulent Pressure Driven Mass Loss from Red Supergiants
  • Claus Leitherer : Global Properties of Star-Forming Galaxies from Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
  • Marta Lorenzo : One step closer to the First Stars: 100 OB stars in the metal-poor galaxy Sextans A
  • Thomas Madura : A 3D time-dependent AMR hydrodynamical simulation of Eta Carinae’s colliding stellar winds around periastron
  • Laurent Mahy : The multiplicity of Galactic Luminous Blue Variables
  • Jesús Maíz Apellániz : The Gaia view on massive stars
  • Sébastien Martinet : Very Massive Stars: near and far
  • Derck Massa : Wind line variability and intrinsic errors in observational mass loss rates
  • Philip Massey : WO-type Wolf-Rayets Stars: the Last Hurrah of the Most Massive Stars?
  • Kristen McQuinn : GLOW: Galaxies Losing Oxygen via Winds
  • Takashi Moriya : Constraining massive star mass loss through supernova radio properties
  • Ignacio Negueruela : Strong lithium lines in the spectra of red supergiants
  • Sally Oey : Dynamical vs Supernova Acceleration of Runaway OB Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud
  • G. André Oliva : The origin of massive stellar systems via disk fragmentation
  • Lidia Oskinova : X-raying massive stars and their feedback near and far
  • Rene Oudmaijer : Multiple mass loss events on timescales of hundreds of years of the post-Red Supergiant the Fried Egg
  • Lee Patrick : Hunting for Red supergiant binary systems in the ultra-violet
  • Joanne Pledger : Metallicity distributions of core-collapse supernovae within 30Mpc: Evidence for a lack of single massive Ib progenitors at low metallicities.
  • Mathieu Renzo : Evolution of accretor stars in massive binaries: broader implications from modeling zeta Ophiuchi
  • Paul Ricker : Common Envelope Evolution of Massive Binaries
  • Federico Rizzuti : Entrainment in 3D hydrodynamics simulations of neon burning
  • Anna Rosen : A Massive Star is Born: How Stellar Feedback Limits Accretion onto Massive Stars
  • Hugues Sana : The nature of hidden companions in single-line spectroscopic binaries.
  • Andreas Sander : The enigmatic winds of Wolf-Rayet stars: Results from dynamically consistent atmosphere modelling
  • Fabian Schneider : Stellar mergers as the origin of magnetic massive stars
  • Abel Schootemeijer : A census of Be stars in the Magellanic Clouds and Sextans A reveals a high fraction of extreme rotators
  • Kei Tanaka : Metallicity Dependences of Massive Star Formation from Theoretical and Observational Perspectives
  • Grace Telford : The Ionizing Spectrum of an Extremely Metal-Poor O Star Powering an HII Region
  • Samaporn Tinyanont : A Local Analog of the Death of First Stars? SN 2020wnt: A Supernova That Defies All Models (Even Magnetars!)
  • Gregg Wade : The metallicity dependence of stellar magnetism: multitechnique, multiwavelength exploration of hot magnetic stars in the Magellanic Clouds
  • Chen Wang : The impact of binary interaction on the main-sequence morphology of young star clusters
  • Aida Wofford : The extreme He II emission of NGC 3125 – A1 revisited at higher spectral resolution.